Unstoppable New Phishing Attacks Blanket Facebook, Twitter, Hotmail

How
quaint seem the days when naïve hacker wannabes phished PayPal logons,
then posted them on IRC chat channels, to try to make a few bucks — but
mostly for bragging rights. That was circa 2002-2003.
Fast forward to the present. At this moment, Facebook is being blanketed by two high-volume email phishing campaigns.  Read the full story [Byron Acohido/Last Watchdog]

How
quaint seem the days when naïve hacker wannabes phished PayPal logons,
then posted them on IRC chat channels, to try to make a few bucks — but
mostly for bragging rights. That was circa 2002-2003.

Fast forward to the present. At this moment, Facebook is being blanketed by two high-volume email phishing campaigns.  Read the full story [Byron Acohido/Last Watchdog]

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  • Anonymous on

    Thanks for this info, I've already recieved several of these emails for my facebook account. I clicked on one and got concerned when my email address appeared different in the login box.  My security system wouldn't let the program downloader to install correctly, thank god! I hope!

  • remo on

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  • jorline on

    Very good article. I was recently blogging on The Netflix Prize, which deals with the quality of the recommendation. However, conclusions are drawn primarily off of user ratings. People don't seem to bother rating on facebook, I know I don't. I wonder what correlations exist there.

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